Where to stay around Forest of Dean District?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,009 holiday lettings near Forest of Dean District. From 628 cottages to 148 apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Forest of Dean District area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Forest of Dean District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Forest of Dean District. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB): 714 holiday lettings
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre: 758 holiday lettings
  • Berkeley Castle: 800 holiday lettings
  • Lydney Station: 760 holiday lettings
  • Cattle Country Adventure Park: 795 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Forest of Dean District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Forest of Dean District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 628 cottages in Forest of Dean District. Our other popular types of Forest of Dean District holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 148 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 110 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 73 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Forest of Dean District?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Forest of Dean District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    For your next holiday, consider a cottage or holiday rental home in Forest of Dean.

    When you take a holiday rental home or cottage in Forest of Dean, you will find that there are activities and attractions to interest every member of your family or group. From outdoor fun to an array of attractions that cover history, art, adventure and much more.

    Things to do on holiday to Forest of Dean

    Even though outdoor adventure might not be the first thing that you think of when you consider a holiday to Forest of Dean, perhaps it should be. There is so much to do including horseback riding, spelunking, biking, hiking and more. From the casual to the experienced outdoorsman, there is sure to be something to challenge everyone. Several fishing and tour cruises are also available. A day cruise is a wonderful way to see a good bit of the area at one time. Another interesting stop is The Sculpture Trail is just less than 6.5 km of beautiful wood sculptures. Some choose to walk this trail, while others drive.

    Places to visit on holiday to Forest of Dean

    The Wye Valley Arts Centre is an educational way to spend a few rainy afternoons near Forest of Dean. Classes are offered in a variety of mediums and there are classes aimed at both beginners and more experienced artists.

    For a unique day trip, consider a stop to Puzzlewood in Coleford. Trees that are thousands of years old will be yours to explore. While much of the fun of Puzzlewood is out of doors, if it should rain, there are indoor activities as well such as a maze, a cafe and more.

    Weather in Forest of Dean

    The most popular time of year for travellers to plan a holiday to Forest of Dean is in the summer months. A quick glance at the average temperatures makes it quite easy to see why. Whilst the winter months can be a bit chilly with average highs between 7 and 9 degrees, the summer average highs are between 20 and 23 degrees. Each month of the year brings a rainfall of between about 5 and 9 mm. The most rain falls in October while the least falls between May and July.

    Travel to Forest of Dean

    Forest of Dean is quite simple to reach from many locations both in the UK and from other parts of the world. There are three airports within close proximity. The closest is Bristol (BRS) which is just over a 46 km drive. Brize Norton (BZZ) is 66 km and Cardiff International is 70 km away. Forest of Dean is also well serviced by the railway. The closest station is Gloucester Train Station. Virgin, First Great Western and Wessex Trains all service the Gloucester Station.